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PWP Clinical Educator
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF32697

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 14/07/2020

Job live date: 23/06/2020

Salary: £ 30,942 - £ 40,322 per annum

Employment type: PM-Other Related

Department: School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences

Division: Charlie Waller Institute

Hours Per Week:: 0.4 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Part-time; Fixed term

We require two PWP Clinical Educators to provide teaching and marking for the Charlie Waller Institute Graduate/Postgraduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Psychological Treatment (IAPT pathway).

The posts are part-time 0.4 FTE (Hours to be negotiated) and fixed-term for up to 3 years.  The posts are available as a University contract or as a secondment from an NHS organisation. 

The role will involve

  • Teaching workshops to those on the Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) graduate/postgraduate certificate course.  Some teaching will be need to be delivered online
  • marking students’ coursework
  • liaison with students and their services
  • taking an overview of the PWP course planning ensuring it is in-line with national requirements at all times.


You will have:

  • Ideally a minimum of one year’s post PWP qualification experience in an IAPT service
  • Excellent clinical skills reflected in an ability to engage with clients and to link the science and practice of psychological therapies for depression and anxiety
  • Excellent teaching skills demonstrated by feedback from those previously taught
  • Exceptional ability to communicate the evidence-based Step 2 psychological interventions for depression and anxiety. These communication skills must be both written and verbal.  The successful applicant must be able to communicate with a range of project stakeholders at all levels from students to senior NHS and University managers, and work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to understand where difficulties may arise with implementing the evidence-based Step 2 psychological interventions for depression and anxiety within an IAPT service; ability to work with clinicians from all backgrounds with a variety of experience to troubleshoot these difficulties
  • Ability to use the full range of MS Office packages
  • Exceptional organisational ability and flexibility
  • A willingness to travel to provide PWP training across, and at times out of region
  • Some evidence of interest in clinical research would be an advantage

Interview date: 21/07/2020


Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Deputy Director of Training

Contact role:

Alison Campbell

Contact name:

Katherine Simons

Contact name:

PWP Course Director

Contact email:

Contact email:


The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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